We are currently looking for a Senior Manager (or Manager) to join our Financial Services Regulatory Insights (FSRI) team. The role is to support our banking clients in navigating regulatory change, with a focus on wholesale markets Conduct regulation. The seniority of the role will depend on the person appointed. The role will provide you with the chance to develop, gain new skills and experiences and to work with a range of clients across the banking and investment firms sector. HM Treasury and the FCA are currently reviewing the UK’s wholesale markets regulatory framework, making this a uniquely interesting time to be focused on the topic. The role It offers a unique mix of client work, market profile activities, regulatory engagement and proposition incubation and would be suitable for individuals from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
Who we are
FSRI is an open and supportive team and acts as the ‘engine room’ of PwC’s FS risk and regulatory practice, supporting clients and clients facing teams on a range of risk and regulatory topics.
We track new developments that will affect our clients, and engage with a wide range of stakeholders including regulators in the UK, EU and supranationally. We focus on emerging trends in risk and regulation, seeking to develop early points of view and thought leadership. We take a forward-looking view of new risk and regulatory issues, develop a deep understanding of the potential implications and use these insights to engage with clients and our client teams.
Through these activities we develop the relationships, knowledge and skills to help clients with the important challenges they face. We work with a broad range of teams to support our clients, bringing an understanding of clients’ business and operational models, as well as the wider issues affecting their businesses and the industry.
Our team includes individuals who cover asset and wealth management, banking and capital markets and insurance and who come from a wide range of backgrounds including people from industry, auditors, lawyers, economists, industry bodies and policy makers and regulators.
Who we are looking for
With the current pace of innovation, the impact of COVID and Brexit, climate change and the wider ESG agenda, we are entering a period of significant regulatory change. We are looking for ambitious, enthusiastic and agile individuals , who are looking to enhance their regulatory knowledge to be at the forefront of this change. Ensuring the team is diverse in all ways is incredibly important and we welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
The FSRI team has a key role to play in ensuring that PwC is known in the market as the best in class risk and regulatory practice, in interacting with players in the UK, EU and global financial services industry and in supporting the services we offer to our clients.
Supporting clients and client delivery teams in understanding the impact of wholesale conduct regulatory developments and supervisory expectations for banks and investment firms
Occasionally acting as subject matter expert on engagements
Undertaking horizon scanning activities and identifying potential new opportunities for the firm
Contributing to the work of FSRI focusing on new regulatory developments, wider themes and regulators’ policymaking, supervisory and enforcement activities
Producing written analysis and information including thought leadership, client publications and blogs.
Conducting research, training, speaking at client events, responding to consultation papers from relevant regulatory bodies etc.
Providing input to the debate on development and application of policy, participating in developing Thought Leadership
Engaging with regulators and policy makers on areas of expertise, and supporting the activity of FSRI’s wider regulatory relations team.
The ideal candidate would be self-starting, motivated and collaborative. The ability to communicate clearly and build relationships with clients, internal stakeholders and policy makers is required. The ability to understand and communicate clearly the impact of banking conduct regulation and the regulators’ approach to conduct supervision is a key skill. The candidate should be able to identify how risk and regulatory challenges will impact clients, as well as show an awareness of the wider issues affecting this sector.
The following skills are required for this role:
Excellent interpersonal, delivery and communication skills including using social media and other technology
The ability to produce concise, high quality work in short timeframes. Excellent oral and written skills and ability to produce client material in a range of formats, reports, slide decks etc.
Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
Ability to make new contacts, build strong relationships with clients and regulators, listen to and understand client needs
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
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We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.
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Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
Risk is all around us and in our complex world, is changing all the time. Our teams bring people from diverse backgrounds together, using their skills and cutting-edge technology, to help solve complex problems. We are pioneers in a world of changing risk and our market leading services build resilient organisations. Join us and together, we can support our clients to rethink risk.
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The skills we look for
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Our commitment to you
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